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Printer will not copy

OK we ran out of black ink. So I had DH take out the empty black ink
cartridge (56) and he accidentally allowed the machine to run with I
think the empty cartridge spot open. The machine made a funny noise. We
went and got the new cartridge, installed it. Now it will print fine
from the computer and it will scan as well from the computer. BUT if I
try to just copy straight from the printer it constantly asks us to
press 'enter' so it can align the cartridges (which we have done many
times.) It will not just copy! Can you help us? Thank you. Sincerely,

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Re: printer will not copy

It Does keep asking if it fails to get it right, usually it fails to get scan of alignment page completed correctly because it fails to see one of the colours printed on its alignment page correctly,
I would guess that you should change colour cartridge as well (these I have seen deplete themselves trying print black when black ink is not present.

There is also a way of telling your printer to forget about alignment would you like to know how......Press and hold the Setup button, and then press Options (or Copy Options ).

Here is a link to how an alignment page should look and HP answers to your problem, please rate my solution for me.

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